Planning and Administering Microsoft Azure for SAP Workloads (AZ-120)

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Planning and Administering Microsoft Azure for SAP Workloads (AZ-120)

Authors: Steve Buchanan, Tim Warner, Roosevelt Wilmot

This learning path is intended to help learners start their preparation to take the Planning and Administering Microsoft Azure for SAP Workloads (AZ-120) certification... Read more

What You Will Learn

  • How to migrate SAP Workloads to Azure
  • How to design an Azure solution to support SAP Workloads
  • How to build and deploy Azure for SAP Workloads
  • How to validate Azure infrastructure for SAP Workloads
  • How to operationalize Azure SAP architecture

Pre-requisites

According to Microsoft, candidates for this exam "should have extensive experience and knowledge of SAP applications: SAP HANA, S/4HANA, SAP NetWeaver, SAP BW/4HANA, OS servers for SAP applications and databases, Azure portal, ARM templates, operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure, storage structures, high availability design, disaster recovery design, data protection concepts, and networking."

Planning and Administering Microsoft Azure for SAP Workloads (AZ-120)

The courses in this learning path will help you prepare to take the AZ-120 exam to earn your Microsoft Certified: Azure for SAP Workloads Speciality certification.

SAP on Azure: The Big Picture

by Steve Buchanan

Dec 11, 2020 / 1h 28m

1h 28m

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Description

In this course, SAP on Azure: The Big Picture, you’ll learn to what it takes to host SAP on Azure. First, you’ll explore the different SAP cloud hosting options. Next, you’ll discover why Azure is a good fit for SAP and gain an understanding of the Microsoft and SAP partnership. Finally, you’ll learn how to learn about the different SAP components, get SAP on Azure architectural guidance, and learn the about the differences between SAP on Azure migrations compared to greenfield deployments. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have core skills and knowledge of hosting SAP on Azure needed to be an asset on SAP on Azure projects.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Understanding the Different SAP Cloud Hosting Options
  3. Understanding Why Azure Is a Good Fit for SAP
  4. Describing the Different SAP Components
  5. Understanding SAP Migrations vs. Greenfield SAP Deployments

Migrating SAP Workloads to Azure

by Steve Buchanan

Sep 21, 2021 / 1h 5m

1h 5m

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A migration plan is needed in order to be successful in migrating SAP from on-premises to Azure. In this course, Migrating SAP Workloads to Azure, you’ll learn what it takes to migrate SAP to Azure. First, you’ll explore how to inventory SAP landscapes. Next, you’ll discover how to design a migration strategy. Finally, you’ll learn how to migrate SAP workloads to Azure. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the knowledge needed to prepare for the AZ-120 exam, and also the skills needed to design a migration plan to transition SAP to the public cloud.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Creating an Inventory of Existing SAP Landscapes
  3. Designing a Migration Strategy
  4. Migrating SAP Workloads to Azure

Building and Deploying Azure for SAP Workloads

by Tim Warner

Jun 18, 2021 / 2h 52m

2h 52m

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To prepare your Microsoft Azure environment for SAP, you need to plan along several pillars, including identity, networking, storage, compute, and security. In this course, Building and Deploying Azure for SAP Workloads, you prepare a performant, highly available, and secure Azure environment for your SAP workloads. First, you’ll explore Azure Resource Manager (ARM) template-based deployment patterns for virtual machines (VMs) in Azure. Next, you’ll discover how to plan authentication and access for your SAP applications. Finally, you’ll learn how to design business continuity and disaster recovery to provide your workloads with minimal downtime. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Microsoft Azure architecture to complete well-architected SAP deployments as well as progress on your AZ-120 certification journey.

Table of contents
  1. Automate Azure VM Development
  2. Implement and Manage Azure Virtual Networking
  3. Manage Azure Authentication and Access
  4. Implement and Manage Azure AD Identities
  5. Monitor SAP Workloads on Azure
  6. Build and Deploy HA/DR Infrastructure for SAP Products in Azure

Designing an Azure Solution to Support SAP Workloads

by Steve Buchanan

Apr 27, 2021 / 1h 5m

1h 5m

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An architecture in Azure needs to be designed to support SAP. In this course, Designing an Azure Solution to Support SAP Workloads, you’ll learn to design an architecture in Azure to support SAP. First, you’ll explore designing core infrastructure such as compute, network, and security for SAP. Next, you’ll discover designing the infrastructure resiliency to properly support SAP. Finally, you’ll learn how to design Azure infrastructure services such as backup and monitoring for supporting Azure. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Azure architecture needed to support running SAP workloads and prepare you for the AZ-120 exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Design a Core Infrastructure Solution in Azure to Support SAP Workloads
  3. Design a Resilient Azure Solution to Support SAP Workloads
  4. Design Azure Infrastructure Services to Support SAP Workloads

Coming Soon

Designing and Implementing High Availability and Disaster Recovery for SAP Workloads on Azure

Coming Soon

by Phillip Parkinson

Maintaining SAP Workloads on Azure

by Roosevelt Wilmot

Sep 3, 2021 / 1h 4m

1h 4m

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Description

Prior to putting SAP workloads into operation in Azure, it is best to be aware of measures to optimize performance and costs of your SAP workloads. In this course, Maintaining SAP Workloads on Azure, you will learn how to optimize the Azure Infrastructure for SAP Workloads and reduce the costs of the architecture for Azure SAP. First, you will explore several ways to optimize the performance of the infrastructure using various tools such as SAPS Benchmark and Azure Advisor. Next, you will discover how to reduce the costs of the infrastructure by following best practices and choosing the right infrastructure for your specific workloads. Finally, you will learn how to administer your SAP workloads by performing basic housekeeping tasks such as snoozing and resizing of virtual machines. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of using Microsoft Azure for SAP Workloads, which is needed to validate and deploy Azure SAP Architecture and prepare you for the Planning and Administering Microsoft Azure for SAP Workloads AZ-120 exam.

Table of contents
  1. Optimizing Performance of SAP Workloads in Azure
  2. Optimizing Costs of SAP Workloads in Azure
  3. Administration of SAP Workloads in Azure
Learning Paths

Planning and Administering Microsoft Azure for SAP Workloads (AZ-120)

  • Number of Courses6 courses
  • Duration8 hours

This learning path is intended to help learners start their preparation to take the Planning and Administering Microsoft Azure for SAP Workloads (AZ-120) certification exam.

Engineers or architects for Azure for SAP Workloads are responsible for the optimal resiliency, performance, scale, provision, size, and monitoring of Azure for SAP solutions, and they make the appropriate recommendations on services or resources to accomplish these requirements.

The content on this path can help you kickstart your exam preparation and build the beginning foundation for your journey to earning your Microsoft Certified: Azure for SAP Workloads Specialty certification.

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